Even the healthiest and most careful expectant moms can experience unforeseen problems during pregnancy or childbirth. Understanding that pregnancy can be filled with unexpected challenges, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital recently opened a new state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). “There are many things that can happen that you don’t expect,” says Melissa Stehlin, BSN, RN,
Older patients with a mental health diagnosis may feel helpless if traditional weekly therapy no longer meets their needs. For these patients and their families, a holistic therapy program at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital offers a solution. Stepping Stones is a geropsychiatric program at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital that is designed to help relieve emotional
USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital, part of Keck Medicine of USC, is being recognized for its exceptional support of emergency nursing certification. It is the first hospital in California to receive BCEN Honorary Certification Recognition, an award that is bestowed on one small and one large health care facility each year by the Board of Certification in
Don’t panic: High-risk pregnancy simply means that you or your baby may need extra care during pregnancy and delivery. There are many common reasons your doctor may identify your pregnancy as high-risk. Among the most common: Diabetes Infertility issues Obesity High blood pressure Age Lifestyle Some pregnancies even start out as normal but progress to
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is hosting a special contest in anticipation of the upcoming birth of the hospital’s first baby of the new year. All you need to do is give your best guess about when the baby will be born and how much the baby will weigh. To participate, visit the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
This innovative procedure helps improve the quality of your husband’s life with a quick, minimally invasive procedure — and will help you and your husband get a good night’s sleep again. We reached out to Leo R. Doumanian, MD, associate professor of clinical urology who practices at the USC Institute of Urology of Keck Medicine of USC and USC
It can be hard to talk about issues below the belt, but if you or your partner experiences this problem; you don’t need to suffer any longer Has sex been less fun and more painful in the bedroom? Have you noticed that something down below is curving like a banana? Is this affecting your relationship?
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital emergency physician’s correct diagnosis saves 7-year-old meningitis patient
Its early symptoms can be confused with those of a cold or flu — which may be why an urgent care doctor thought it was a passing virus that could be treated with rest and over-the-counter medications. But something inside both Tammy Stradiotto and her husband James Przybyla told them that their son’s complaints of
The very same Botox that works for wrinkles can stop you from running to the bathroom every 15 minutes. Want to learn more? Read on. First, know that it’s not uncommon to have to urinate more frequently and have leakage issues, particularly as you get older — about 16 percent of men and women do.